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Old 03-19-2003, 11:35 AM
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'03 325 Fuel problem

I recently helped a coworker with his decision to buy an '03 325.

Here's what's been getting him back to the dealer:

After he fllls up with gas and screws the cap down nice and tight, one of two things happen. It either won't start right there at the station and the CE light comes on or, it will start right up and stall a few seconds later- when the CE light will come on. The car dies and WILL not be restarted. After a few mins, he can restart the car and everything's fine.

He has been pushed off the road twice, now.

The car has a Jan 03 build date. He took delivery Feb 15th or so.

The dealer's diags show nothing, but they *have* been able to replicate the problem after they filled it up. They had the car a week and the problem still persists.

Thoughts?
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Old 03-19-2003, 12:11 PM
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Fuel pressure regulator would be my guess.
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